Charles Linshaw holds an M.F.A. in Acting from Columbia University and has also trained extensively with SITI Company. As an actor, he has performed in theater, film, television, commercials and corporate videos. Charles has also performed numerous voiceovers for Frontline on PBS since 2004, including the Emmy Award winning episodes, A Death in Tehran and Opium Brides. He recently made his professional directing debut with an outdoor production of Much Ado About Nothing in Cambridge, MA. As a voice and dialect coach, Charles has worked at New Repertory Theatre, Stoneham Theatre, The Nora Theatre Company, Happy Medium Theatre, the Theater Offensive, and Lesley University. He has taught voice, scene study, improvisation, Viewpoints, devised theater, on-camera acting, business of acting, and is currently a Linklater Teacher Trainee. He has also been a guest lecturer at Brandeis University, part-time faculty at The Boston Conservatory, and has led workshops and master classes at Emerson College, Babson College, and Bentley College.
Recent theater credits include: the world premiere of Cassie M. Seinuk’s award winning play, From the Deep (Boston Public Works); the Boston Theatre Marathon; and The Chosen (Lyric Stage Company). He has appeared in classics as well as many original plays and devised pieces both in New York City and in Boston. Upcoming: Tuzenbach in Three Sisters with Wellesley Summer Theater in May/June 2015. Charles is a member of AEA, SAG-AFTRA, and VASTA.
Charlie teaches: Introduction to Acting, The Professional Voice, and Improvisation for Entrepreneurs.
Production Work at Northeastern
2013: Performing the role of Don Manuel in The Phantom Lady.
Photography by Christopher McKenzie